Union County OH Information


Union County Subdivisions

Union County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 55,553
Population in Households 52,613
Population in Familes 45,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,940
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 19,118
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 14,328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,317 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,801 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,373 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $197,544
Average Home Value $242,413


Median Household Income $71,102
Average Household Income $85,539
Per Capita Income $29,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.93%
Households 0.91% 0.91%
Families 0.74% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Union County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 47 48th
Population Density1 # 42 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 36 60th
Median Household Income # 4 97th
Per Capita Income # 9 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.